Helena Spector

Year of call:

2019

Education:

2015 - Clare College, University of Cambridge MA Hons. Social Anthropology

2017 - Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge MRes Hons. Social Anthropology Distinction

2018 - City, University of London Graduate Diploma in Law Highest mark awarded for criminal law

2019 - City, University of London Bar Professional Training Course Outstanding

Career:

2019 - Pupil at Red Lion Chambers, London

2020 - Level 1 prosecutor

2021 - Tenant at Red Lion Chambers, London

2021 - Part-time barrister secondment at the Serious Fraud Office

2021 - Tenant at Park Square Barristers, Leeds

Appointments:

Junior Junior Counsel Panel, Government Legal Department -

Junior Junior Counsel Panel, Bank of England -

Memberships:

South Eastern Circuit North Eastern Circuit Criminal Bar Association

Awards:

2014 - Clare College Scholars’ Award, University of Cambridge

2015 - Clare College Scholars’ Award, University of Cambridge

2017 - Trinity Hall Bateman Scholar, University of Cambridge

2017 - Academic Scholarship, City, University of London

2018 - Academic Scholarship, City, University of London

2018 - Inner Temple BPTC Exhibition Scholarship

2018 - Inner Temple Duke of Edinburgh Award

Helena is eager to expand her practice at the Court of Protection. She has a depth of experience representing vulnerable clients, including those suffering from complex mental health needs and those with substance misuse issues. She has been instructed on cases concerning detention under the Mental Health Act 1983 and understands the issues determining administration under a s.37 hospital order and the extension or discharge of such orders at the First Tier Tribunal.

Helena is known for her approachable and straightforward demeanour with clients and their families at every stage of the court process.

Contact Helena’s clerks

Claudine Cooper on 0113 202 8604

Paul Foster on 0113 213 5209

Arnela Siranovic on 0113 213 5212